profiles

Various profiles of Windrush contributors

Norma Best

Norma Best

In 1944, Britain appealed to her colonies for assistance …

Harold Sinson

Harold Sinson

Harold was 18 years of age when war as declared in 1939 …

Arthur Curling

Arthur Curling

In 1944, when the British government advertised in Jamaica for volunteers …

Cy Grant

Cy Grant

Cy was born in British Guiana (Now Guyana), and was 22 years …

Euton Christian

Euton Christian

Euton was born in Jamaica and volunteered to fight for Britain in 1944, at the …

Dudley Anderson

Dudley Anderson

Dudley Anderson was born in Jamaica in 1925, and like many other young men in …

Al Gibson

Al Gibson

Al was born in Cuba 1925, but grew up in Jamaica. He volunteered for service …

Nurvin McKoy

Nurvin McKoy

Nurvin was born in Belize City, British Honduras (now Belize) in 1926 …

Arthur Leigh

Arthur Leigh

Arthur was 22 years old when he answered the call from the Royal Air Force to volunteer…

Lauren Phillpotts

Lauren Phillpotts

Laurent Phillpotts was born in Jamaica in 1923. He had been a trainee linotype…

Connie Mark

Connie Mark

Born and brought up in Kingston with her sister, mother and father, Connie Mark (nee McDonald) was …

George McPherson

George McPherson

George was 15 years old when his ex-serviceman friend Barry returned home and told …